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OSCE promoted implementation of effective traffic safety measures in Uzbekistan

Category
Mission Activity
Date(s)
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Subject
Policing
Subject
Policing
Date(s)
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Region
Central Asia
Keywords
road security, road safety, traffic control

Summary

From 5 to 7 April, the PCUz, in co-operation with the Ministry of the Interior (MoI), within the framework of a joint project aimed at improving the efficiency of traffic safety measures in Uzbekistan, organized a roundtable discussion in Tashkent for some 40 representatives of the MoI, Parliament, state agencies, media and civil society, and a two-day training seminar for 25 traffic police officers. The roundtable saw discussions focused on measures Uzbekistan has been taking in implementing the state programme on traffic safety and ways to strengthen road traffic security. Three experts from Turkey and Serbia shared best practices on traffic management, public awareness campaigns and road safety measures implemented in their countries. Following the roundtable discussion, during the training seminar, officers from the MoI’s Traffic Safety Police Department learned about best practices in enforcing traffic regulations in Turkey and Serbia and advantages of integrated road systems and new technologies in road safety, including the video control of roads. The participants also exchanged views on new methods of traffic police training and stressed the importance of improving driver education as well as the procedures for granting driving licences.

 

Information

Added on
01 Jun 2016
Origin
OSCE Project Co-ordinator in Uzbekistan
Region
Uzbekistan
Keywords
road security, road safety, traffic control
Rights
OSCE